This Week

This Week

Sunday, 1pm

This Week Sunday 5 April 2020

This Week

This Week

A look at events making the news in the past week presented by David McCullagh and Justin McCarthy.

Healthcare Workers On The Frontline

Healthcare Workers On The Frontline

Serena O'Brien, Chair of the Irish Critical Care Nurses Association, joins the programme as well as the Chief Executive of the HSE Paul Reid to discuss the issues facing frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic, particularly the supply of Personal Protective Equipment.

Are We Getting Closer To A Covid-19 Vaccine?

Are We Getting Closer To A Covid-19 Vaccine?

Tim Moynihan, Chair of the Global Virus Network, discusses what is being done in the development of drugs and a vaccines to tackle the coronavirus.

Government Formation During The Coronavirus

Government Formation During The Coronavirus

As decisions with massive implications for the country are made during this pandemic by a caretaker government, Justin McCarthy explores what kind of a Government may soon be formed.

Denmark Looks To Return To Normality

Denmark Looks To Return To Normality

As people in Ireland continue to adapt and adhere to lifestyle changes that the coronavirus has introduced, Denmark may be coming towards the end of their restrictions. Frederick Yorth, Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Copenhagen joins the programme to discuss how they intend to relax their Covid-19 lockdown.

Has The Coronavirus Brought About A New Normal?

Has The Coronavirus Brought About A New Normal?

Peter Atwater, a behavioral economist and adjunct professor at William and Mary University in Delaware in the United States,speaks about how Covid-19 and it's restrictions may have lasting impacts upon people and change our way of lives beyond the pandemic.

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Presenters: David McCullagh, Carole Coleman & Justin McCarthy

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